Potter's clay issues

Submitted by Newbie on 11/23/2002. ( )

Alright I give up.Whats the secret to using this slimy,sticky stuff? Seems like I wind up with more of it stuck to my hands than the piece I'm working on! Am I suppose to let it set for awhile before using it?Or maybe coat my hands with oil? Any enlightenment would be most welcome.

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This response submitted by maxwell on 11/23/2002. ( )

mix a little borax with it to tighten it up.

Leave the bag open a day or so.

This response submitted by John C on 11/23/2002. ( )

Just leave it open a few days and it will be fine.

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